Food fear factor
In an era of tainted products, US inspectors are able to examine only a tiny fraction of imports. What's a consumer to do?
The "Shop the World" grocery aisles may seem like a perilous place these days. Two years ago, government inspectors discovered poisonous tuna steaks from Vietnam. Then came salmonella-tainted cantaloupes from Costa Rica. This summer, it was contaminated peppers from Mexico. And last month, federal authorities reminded consumers to avoid any foods containing milk from China that might be poisoned with ... (Full article: 1216 words)
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